icon_calendar_taupeJune 27th and 28th, 2022
icon_location_taupeEHL Campus Lausanne (CH) 

Welcome to the 6th edition of the HFE conference

The forum that connects academics and covers topics from tourism economics, finance, asset management, real estate, housing, real estate private equity to hospitality. 

About the Conference

The 6th annual Hospitality Finance & Economics research conference is a forum to explore the latest advances in finance, real estate and economics.
As finance, real estate and economics experts need to work in unison, the creation and sharing of insights is paramount in creating a wholesome environment for investors, managers, policy makers and consumers, in hospitality and beyond. Hosting renowned experts and academics, this conference aims at facilitating knowledge creation and sharing across disciplines.
More information on registration will follow soon, stay tuned!

Call for Papers

Topics for paper submission

This edition of the conference wants to put an emphasis – but is not limited to – the following topics in the real estate or finance fields. The submitted papers may – but do not need to - display hospitality relevance:

·    Investments

·    Sentiments

·    Big data & machine learning

·    Corporate governance

·    Valuation

·    Demand modelling and forecasting

·    Spatial econometrics

·    Sustainability

·    Behavioral finance

·    Market, investor or consumer sentiments

·    Economics of social media, customer reviews and ratings

·    Other quantitative research in hospitality




We invite you to submit papers to be considered for presentation at its 6th Hospitality Finance & Economics Conference. Please note that:

  • All areas related to finance and real estate are welcome.
  • Papers with a hospitality-focus are encouraged but not mandatory.
  • Empirical / experimental papers – and well-developed case studies are welcome
  • We ask you not to submit a paper that has been accepted for publication in a journal.
  • We particularly encourage submissions by PhD students in advanced stages of their studies.
  • Presenters of accepted papers should agree to act as discussants and ample time will be provided for paper sessions.

Important dates

Last date for submitting full papers

Acceptance decision on extended abstracts/full papers

Last date for presenter's registration

27th February 2022

27th March 2022

29th May 2022


Keynote Speakers

Leading academics will deliver keynote lectures on hedge funds, real estate, tourism demand forecasting, and the global tourism economy.



Sing Tien Foo, PhD

National University of Singapore Singapore 


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The conference will be held at EHL Campus Lausanne, Switzerland. The school offers world-class teaching and research facilities.

The city of Lausanne boasts a perfect location in the center of Europe, surrounded by vineyards, picturesque historic towns and castles, scenic Lake Geneva, as well as offering a number of renowned restaurants and hotels.

The school is 70 kilometers from Geneva International Airport, 200 kilometers from Zurich International Airport and 9 kilometers from Lausanne Train Station. Both the airports have frequent and convenient train connections to Lausanne.



Jean-Philippe Weisskopf, PhD

Associate Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne


Masaki Mori, PhD

Associate Professor at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne


Luciano Lopez, PhD

Assistant Professor - Dean of EHL Campus (Singapore)

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